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  1. 1. How colors and the lighting of the classroom are associated with learning<br />By: Maria Chiappetta<br />
  2. 2. 1/28/2010<br />2<br />Content<br />Learning associated with lighting and color<br />How we learn<br />Patterns of learning activity and design<br />The lighting<br />Colors of the learning environment<br />The color preference and age<br />Color of the classroom<br />Color recommendations<br />Colors<br />The effects of colors<br />Effect of green<br />Effect of blue<br />
  3. 3. Worked Cited<br />1/28/2010<br />3<br />Sasson, Dorit. (2007). How the Color of the classroom can affect students. Retrieved from http://newteachersupport.suite101.com/article.cfm/colors_and<br />Dagget, W, Cobble, J, Gertel, S, & Harvard, J. (2008). Color in an optimum learning environment. <br />Fielding, Randall. (2006). Learning, lighting, and color. <br />
  4. 4. How we learn<br />Every student has a different learning pattern<br />Some learn best when quiet<br />Other learn best with Noise<br />Some learn best with social interaction<br /> The type of environment can affect how we learn. <br />1/28/2010<br />4<br />
  5. 5. The Lighting , Patterns of learning activities and Design<br />1/28/2010<br />5<br />Pattern of learning activities and Design<br /> Identifying the patterns of learning as an important aspect prior to the building of a school. By doing that it will affect how well the students learn in that environment.<br />Lighting<br />The lighting effects the variety of learning styles and modalities.<br />We all learn differently and at different times.<br />We need a variety of lighting levels and qualities of colors of light.<br />Most people what the lighting that matches the full spectrum of daylight.<br />
  6. 6. What is your learning style?<br />Noisy<br />Quiet <br />Interaction with people<br />I’d have to say I do well with people or having some other noises around me. Quiet doesn’t really fit me well while learning.<br />1/28/2010<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Colors preference and age<br />Younger children like warmer and bright colors<br />Elementary school <br /> The kids change into liking pastels and tints<br /> They like bright medium colors <br />Blues & blue- greens<br />Middle school<br />They change to darker colors<br />High School<br /> They colors have changed to darker and more mature colors<br />1/28/2010<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Color of the classroom<br />Color is an important factor of the classroom, it effects all of the following<br />Teachers<br />Students<br />Other staff members<br />How it effects each of the following<br />Students : the achievement in the classroom<br />Teachers: the effectiveness of their teaching<br />Staff: the efficiency <br />What colors are the most effective in the classroom?<br />Blue or Green would be the best too.<br />1/28/2010<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Color Recommendations<br />Here are a few examples what the colors represent:<br />Activity: red, red-orange, light orange, light orange, warm yellow, orange (medium colors)<br />Friendship: yellow<br />School Colors Thoughtful: blue, green, violet, magenta,<br />Logic: blue, green, indigo<br />Creative: green, violet, red, peach, pink, light yellow<br />Encourage: Medium colors ( no bright colors)<br />Communication: sea green, blue, green, yellow- green, purple, chartreuse<br />Harmony: green, lavender, peach, medium brown, yellow; no red, no bright yellow <br />1/28/2010<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Effects of color<br />It effects the students learning<br />How well the material is learned<br />Lighter colors are preferred to darker colors.<br />1/28/2010<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Effects of Green<br />Green appears a spring, during the winter it helps the students to not think about the winter<br />Reenergizing<br />Reminds the students that spring is coming<br />Makes the middle of the semester , not as hard to focus in the classroom.<br />Helps filter the negative energy<br />Creates a calm learning environment<br />1/28/2010<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Effects of Blue<br />Represents life<br />Calms students who have ADD and ADHD<br />Helps reduces the behavioral problems and displinary issues<br /> This is a result of the reduction of the disciplinary issues classroom management on a creative<br />What colors are best for the classroom?<br />Answer: I think blue would be the best color for the classroom. Kids need to be well behaved and in a calm manner.<br />1/28/2010<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Conclusion<br />There was a couple things that I didn’t know about this before , I started my research.<br />Color effects the students learning<br />The lighting effects the learning<br />What the meanings are behind each color.<br />1/28/2010<br />13<br />